- Vier, a variation of the word vie, means to struggle or compete for something.
An example of to vier is to compete in a science fair and try for first place.
Variant of vie
intransitive verbvied, vying
to struggle for superiority (with someone) or enter into competition (for something); compete
Origin of vieMiddle English vien, aphetic for envien ; from Old French envier, to invite, vie in games ; from Classical Latin invitare, to invite
- Obsolete to bet; wager; hazard
- Archaic to do, offer, display, or match in rivalry